“He distinguished himself because of a certain quality,” Van Gaal said of Tees. “That’s his constructive quality. Because Stefan de Vrij is injured, we have to fill this position. And that’s what Tees has become.”
Hans Hatebor (right-back for Atalanta Bergamo), who was also not part of the pre-selection, also received an invitation to attend the upcoming training camp.
Jordi Klassie is also part of the Dutch national team again. The Arizona midfielder last played for the national football team in November 2016.
Compared to the temporary selection, Feyenoord goalkeeper Justin Bello, Bayer Leverkusen defender Jeremy Frimpong (both injured) and Luc de Jong and de Vrij (also injured) have all retired.
The Netherlands will play Denmark on Saturday 26 March at the Johan Cruyff Arena. Three days later, Tuesday, March 29, Germany will be the opponent of Orange in Amsterdam. Both games start at 8.45pm.
Christian Eriksen’s selection opponent Denmark. It is the first time since suffering heart failure at last year’s European Championships that the midfielder and former player has worn the Denmark shirt again.
A total of 28 players will be in Zeist next Monday.
Van Gaal: “I invited a large group of players to this training camp. After all, our preparations for the World Cup will begin in Qatar next week. In addition, I want to implement a different system. Then it is better to involve as many players as possible. A very intense week. for international players.
Final selection of exhibition matches:
Nathan Ake (Manchester City), Stephen Burgess (Ajax), Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur), Daley Blind (Ajax), Jordi Clasey (Arizona), Memphis (Barcelona), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool), Joel Drumel (PSV Eindhoven), Denzel Dumfries (Inter), Marc Flick (SC Freiburg), Cody Gakbo (BSV), Arno Danjuma Groenefeld (Villarreal), Hans Hatebor (Atalanta), Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona), Davy Klassen (Ajax), Teon Kompmineers (Atalanta), Tim Krul (Norwich City), Noa Lange (Club Brugge), Matisse de Ligt (Juventus), Terrell Malacia (Fyenoord), Doniel Malin (Borussia Dortmund), Martin de Ron (Atalanta), Jordan Teese (PSV) , Gus Till (Fyenoord), Jorgen Timber (Ajax), Watt Wijhurst (Burnley), Jorginho Wijnaldum (Paris Saint-Germain) and Owen Wijendal (Arizona).
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